Carla Bonner is an Australian actress best known for playing the role of Stephanie Scully in the soap opera Neighbours, a role she played from 1999 to 2010. She was also a guest on Celebrity Big Brother Australia in 2002. Following her departure from Neighbours, Bonner wrote a book called Hook, Line and Sink Her and guest starred in an episode of Wentworth. She briefly reprised the role of Steph in 2013 and has returned to Neighbours as a permanent cast member since October 2015.
Bonner lives in Belgrave, Melbourne with her sons Harley Bonner (born April 1991) and Jhye, (born January 1998). Harley joined the cast of Neighbours in 2013. He originally refused to be on the show, but changed his mind when he was cast as Josh Willis.
Outside Neighbours Bonner follows various public pursuits. She has been involved in several mainstream Australian charities over the years.
Bonner is best friends with Kym Valentine, who played Libby Kennedy in Neighbours. Bonner’s character and Valentine’s character are also best friends.